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Good Substitutes For Olive Oil In Pesto Sauce
Probably, uncertain: Raw fresh extra virgin is a relatively healthy oil to use ; may reduce inflammation ; risk of heart disease, cancer ; cognitive decline in doses of 1-2 tbsp/day. See http://bit. Ly/184senb. However, large amounts are associated with increased risk of heart disease; for an article critical of olive oil see http://bit. Ly/1cgojkl- but this article ignores much of recent research in the first article. ...Read more
Yes. Possibly virgin: A trial in 200 men showed : oil with higher amounts of polyphenols, virgin olive oil, had greater effects in raising hdl-c and lowering oxidized LDL than refined olive oil. This study does appear to show that other components apart from monounsaturated fatty acids, affect lipid levels, it is uncertain whether it was actually the polyphenols that resulted in these differential benefits. ...Read more
I consume a lot of olive oil on a daily basis, I know it is suppose to be good for you, but is it too much?
Not really: Cool compresses; aloe vera gel (avoid the ones with Benzocaine as they can cause allergic skin reaction); topical otc steroid cream for more painful burns (remember to use very sparingly to avoid potential skin damage). Prevention is even better: sun blocks that protect against uva & uvb applied b4 exposure; long sleeves, broad-brimmed hats, pants. For sever blistering, see fp. ...Read more
I heard olive oil is good for skin. Can I use the extra virgin olive cooking oil to apply on my skin?
Go ahead: But it might be comedogenic so try it on places that are facial. ...Read more
Is olive oil good for raising HDL levels or does it have to be more specifically extra virgin olive oil?
No Difference: There is no difference in the hdl-c response to regular olive oil or extra virgin olive oil. ...Read more
Olive oil: Simple answer olive oil is good for frying but not at super high temperatures. ...Read more
What are the pros and cons of taking olive oil orally as a home remedy should it be done or not and will it have lasting effects (good or bad)?
Unknown: We know that following a mediterranean diet which is high in olive oil has health benefits, but there are no scientific studies that show that taking olive oil is supplement form has the same benefits. ...Read more
No: Another Holistic folk medicine cure w/o any scientific studies to back it up. Like putting butter on a burn ...Read more
Olive oil is far better than canola oil for you. Canola oil is gmo, as is corn and soy.
http://drfairchild. Blogspot. Com/2012/12/cooking-oils. Html. ...Read more